|Insight: State Budget / CADA / Train Safety / "The People's Warrior"|
State Budget - Democrats passed a state budget last night without Republican votes. It includes deeper cuts than the Democrats had hoped and it won't put a tax increase on the ballot like Governor Jerry Brown had wanted. Some critics say it includes overly optimistic revenue projections based on assumptions the economy will improve. It also includes some legally questionable methods for saving money and generating revenue, like the elimination of redevelopment agencies and taxing online business...
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|Insight: "The People's Warrior" / Government Secrecy / Human Rights Award Winner / "Mirame" Exhibit|
"The People's Warrior" - A new biography about the late Sacramento Congressman John Moss is coming out soon. It's authored by Michael Lemov, a fomer staffer for Congressman Moss, and it highlights Moss' most notable accomplishments including his authorship of the Freedom of Information Act and the Consumer Product Safety Act. It also traces Moss's difficult childhood and his interrupted education at Sacramento Junior College...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; People's Warrior, The; Michael Lemov; John Moss biography; Freedom of Information Act author; government secrecy; Wikileaks disclosures; Espionage Act; Peter Galison, Harvard University; Human Rights Award winner; Wilma Subra, toxicologist and environmental scientist; Mirame: 21st century self-portraits for Latino/a America; La Raza Galleria Posada Mirame exhibit